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Poetry, ca. 1900 - 1909

  • bronze
  • 63 x 46.9 mm
  • Inv. 1909-FF-1

Public Domain

This plaque depicts a woman making music with a lyre on her lap. The reverse shows a bucolic landscape with a shepherd and sheep. Vernon exhibited this piece at the Salon de la Medaille during the 1910 World's Fair in Brussels.


Frédéric Charles Victor de Vernon RKD
Paris 1858 - Paris 1912

Monnaie de Paris
workshop / studio

Title Poetry
Date ca. 1900 - 1909
Period 20th century
Location Paris TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) at the front, lower left
on the reverse
Collection medals AAT
Object type plaques (flat objects) AAT
Inventory number 1909-FF-1
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
47I221 herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc. Iconclass
48C7321 lyre, cithara, psaltery Iconclass
48C90 'litterae', symbolic representations, allegories and emblems ~ literature; 'Lettere' (Ripa) Iconclass
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p.88, cat. nr. 144 (192))
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